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Police arrest man suspected in Missouri machete attack


HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — Police in eastern Missouri say they have arrested a man who was being sought for an attack with a machete and who had a previous conviction for firing a crossbow and assault rifle at an acquaintance. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 31-year-old Ted Treece of High Ridge was arrested Thursday evening. Treece was charged in warrants Wednesday with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. He is accused of hitting a man with a machete inside a House Springs convenience store on Tuesday. The victim was not badly injured. Court records show that Treece was convicted and placed on probation for firing a crossbow and assault rifle at an acquaintance in 2018.

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